In July 2010, CFPSM welcomed Dr. Kristen Clarey to the practice.

Dr.  Clarey has spent most of her life in North Carolina. She attended Chapel Hill High School and then attended college at the University of Richmond. At Richmond, she was captain of the women’s soccer team and an Academic All-American. Dr. Clarey was named the University of Richmond student-athlete of the year her senior year. During high school and college, she played semi-professional soccer for the Raleigh Wings. She went to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Medical School and completed her Family Medicine Residency at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, NC. She served as chief resident and was also voted most outstanding 2nd year resident. Dr. Clarey then completed the Sports Medicine Fellowship at Moses Cone. She has presented at national sports medicine meetings and is published in sports medicine journals and texts.

Dr. Clarey has a passion for sports medicine but also enjoys women’s health, general family medicine, and office procedures.  She is the team physician for Middle Creek High School, the North Carolina Football Club, and the Carolina Courage.

Her leisure activities include running, skiing, playing recreational soccer, and spectator sports. She enjoys triathlons and completed her first marathon in 2016.  Dr. Clarey’s husband Tim is a financial analyst, and they have two sons and a daughter.